I fully expected to have to go running in the pouring rain today, but the weather gods seem to approve of my exercise experiment and surprised me with scorching sunshine. Huzzah! I was going to do a three-mile run, but since the weather was so good I brought Wellie along and did a five-miler with walking breaks. I have a couple of different loops mapped out around my neighborhood, and this is my favorite. It hits four different urban trail systems, so I only have to endure a measly two miles of asphalt.
I came home feeling fantastic (Wellie was pretty happy too), but then I suddenly crashed with a pounding headache. Maybe it was too strenuous for my body after being couch-bound for so long? Hopefully it’s nothing a little caffeine, a shower and a wee nap can’t fix.
Running songs of the day: Jimi Hendrix – Fire and Florence + The Machine – Cosmic Love (her whole album is perfect for running…but I might be biased since it takes me right back to the beaches of Kaua’i…)